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Ancient Athens Ruins and Markets Small-Group Walking Tour
"After meeting your guide at Ktozia Square begin your 2.5-hour walking adventure with a stroll through the bustling street of Athina where you’ll confront the Neoclassical pillars to the Mayor of Athens building. Follow your guide through the old streets of Athens and witness the livelihoods of locals. As you walk listen to your guide explain Athenian culture and its 2000-year-old traditions. Explore traditional markets filled with local Mediterranean produce and with help from your guide select your favorite foods — perfect for an afternoon picnic after the tour. Then
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Ancient Athens Ruins and Markets Small-Group Walking Tour
"After meeting your guide at Ktozia Square begin your 2.5-hour walking adventure with a stroll through the bustling street of Athina where you’ll confront the Neoclassical pillars to the Mayor of Athens building. Follow your guide through the old streets of Athens and witness the livelihoods of locals. As you walk listen to your guide explain Athenian culture and its 2000-year-old traditions. Explore traditional markets filled with local Mediterranean produce and with help from your guide select your favorite foods — perfect for an afternoon picnic after the tour. Then
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Essential Athens Highlights: Private Half Day Tour
"From pick up at your hotel or the easy meeting point we head strait to the nearby Acropolis entrance passing the magnificent Roman theater & the ancient theater of Dionysus which witnessed premiers of some of the most famous writers of the golden age. Ascending the stone steps we reach the pinnacle of the Parthenon and various temples on the Acropolis while hearing about its turbulent history and the mythological struggles of the gods. After plenty of time to take photos and contemplate this amazing site we descend through the olive trees to find the beautiful ponds ancient ruins and many hidden beauty spots this a special and surprising place to discover in the center of Athens. Emerging at the central Syntagma Square we stop to see the Greek Parliament building and the ceremony of changing of the National guard in their impressive costume. Next we head thr
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Tzistarakis Mosque Tips (6)

Tzami - the mosque, minus minaret

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
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Nov 26, 2010

Tzistarakis Mosque

This Mosque stands in front of the Monastiraki Station.Tzistarakis (or Tsistarakis) was a governor (voivode) of Athens at the middle of the eighteenth century who constructed this Mosque. He brought...
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Jul 24, 2008

Museum - The Museum of Greek Folk Art

The Museum of Greek Folk Art belongs to the state and comes under the Ministry of Culture. It was founded in 1918 under the name "Museum of Greek Handicrafts" and was housed in the Tzami. In 1923 it...
janbeeu
Jul 19, 2005

The Traditional Pottery V. Kyriazopoulos Collectio

In 1.974 Vassilios Kyriazopoulos a professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, danated to the Museum of Greek Flok Art his rich collection of pottery. The collection includes 794 objects...
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lina112
May 10, 2005

Mosque of the lower fountain

Built in 1759 by the Turkish governor of Athens, Jisdaraki, as is confirmed by the inscription above the entrance. According to tradition, Jisdaraki, wanting to make good quality lime in order to...
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amsterdam_vallon
Jan 01, 2004

Tzistarakis Mosque Ceramics Museum

This Ottoman Mosque on Monastiraki square has been converted into a ceramics museum. The mosque dates from 1759.
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Dec 04, 2005
 
 
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Athens University History Museum

A rich collection of rare editions of books, magazines, newspapers and scientific studies, and other documents. There is also a display of scientific instuments related to chemistry and pharmacology.
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Acropolis - South Slope

At the southeast base of the Acropolis is the ancient first theater in the world dedicated to Dionysus. It was first built of wood in the 6C BC but was rebuilt in stone in the 4C BC to hold 17,000...
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Acropolis Museum

What makes the Acropolis Museum more fascinating than most is the intriguing and infuriating mix of politics and history. Apart from being a showcase for the thousands of objects discovered around the...
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Museum of Greek Folk Art

Folk art museum is located in Plaka and has a rich collection of silver work,metalwork,costumes, pottery and paintings by Theophilos Hatzimichail date from 1650 until today it also have an...
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Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
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Kerameikos

4 May 2015. From Omonia Square we took the subway to Thiseio (only 2 stations) and from there we walked towards the Kerameikos cemetery. Some funerary monuments where quite stunning, I especially...
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